Transforming elective care services radiology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of radiology elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform radiology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and

Transforming elective care services neurology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of neurology elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform neurology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and

Transforming elective care services general medicine: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of general medicine elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform general medicine elective care services at pace, why this is

Creating a culture of excellence: How healthcare leaders can build and sustain continuous improvement – KPMG

Globally, healthcare leaders are increasingly looking to embed the principles of continuous improvement in their organizations. Empowering staff to deliver safe, high-quality, reliable care can provide a step-change in results.  Continuous improvement helps address these obstacles by fostering a systematic and

Better Care Fund Planning Requirements for 2019-20 – Department of Health and Social Care, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and NHS England

Guidance on Better Care Fund planning requirements, which support the core NHS operational planning and contracting guidance for 2019 to 2020 that also details the Better Care Fund operating guidance.

Setting up a High Intensity User service: An NHS RightCare resource pack – NHS RightCare

The High Intensity User (HIU) service was initiated by NHS Blackpool CCG and has since been rolled out in a number of other CCGs. The Implementation Team within NHS RightCare have undertaken evaluation of effectiveness across 4 CCGs.  It is

HSC (2000) 017 : Modernising critical care services – NHS Executive

This HSC summarises the modernisation programme for critical care services following the publication of Comprehensive Critical Care, the Report of the Expert Group on Critical Care Services; allocates additional resources for critical care services during 2000/01; sets out the requirements

HSC (2000) 016: Winter (2000) 01: capacity planning for health and social care : emergency care and social care – Department of Health

This circular: sets out arrangements for planning emergency and elective care at local level to ensure that services respond well to seasonal pressures whilst maintaining progress in reducing waiting lists. summarises the arrangements for whole system planning with social care,

HSC (2000) 004: Shaping the future NHS: long-term planning for hospitals and related services: consultation document on the findings of the National Beds Inquiry – NHS Executive

This circular covers the consultation document on the findings of the National Beds Inquiry, including the supporting analysis.

Change or collapse: Lessons from the drive to reform health and social care in Northern Ireland – Nuffield Trust

The health and social care system in Northern Ireland has seen seven fundamental reviews setting out major changes of direction in the last 20 years. Each has delivered a similar verdict: the country needs to reduce its reliance on hospitals,

PSNC Briefing 024/19: NHS Long Term Plan Implementation Framework – Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee

This briefing summarises the elements of the NHS long term plan implementation framework that are of most relevance to community pharmacy contractors and local pharmaceutical committees.

Community Commissioning: Shaping Public Services Through People Power: A Community Paradigm Paper – New Local Government Network

This report seeks to re-define commissioning beyond this narrow focus on delivery of a service against an identified need and instead establish the principles and mechanisms through which a more open and empowering approach – community commissioning – could be

How is the NHS performing? July 2019 quarterly monitoring report – The King’s Fund

Since April 2011, The King’s Fund has published a quarterly monitoring report (QMR) to track, analyse and comment on the issues the health and care system is facing. This is the 28th QMR, which takes stock of what has happened

Is an ounce of prevention worth a pound of cure?: Estimates of the impact of English public health grant on mortality and morbidity: (CHE Research Paper 166) – University of York Centre for Health Economics

Most previous attempts to estimate the marginal productivity of English health care expenditure have employed instruments that rely on statistical tests alone for their justification. A new approach to instrumentation has proposed the use of ‘funding rule’ variables as instruments,

Professional Standards Authority: business plan 2019 to 2020 – Department of Health and Social Care

The business plan of the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) for health and social care for the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020. It includes the PSA’s: strategic objectives business principles regulatory oversight and standard-setting work programme

Social care funding: time to end a national scandal: 7th Report of Session 2017–19 – House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee

This House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee report recommends that the Government immediately spends £8 billion to restore social care to acceptable standards and then introduces free personal care over a period of 5 years.  The report finds publicly funded

NHS Long Term Plan Implementation Framework: system support offer – NHS England

This Long Term Plan Implementation Framework system support offer signposts the national and regional support systems can draw on to develop their five-year strategic plans.  

NHS Long Term Plan implementation framework – NHS England

Following the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England and NHS Improvement committed to publishing an implementation framework, setting out further detail on how it would be delivered. Local systems are developing their five-year strategic plans which will

Obesity and Work: Challenging stigma and discrimination – Institute of Employment Studies

This report is intended to enhance workplace practice surrounding obesity. It seeks to discuss how the effects of obesity extend to people’s working lives, raising issues related to productivity and absenteeism as well as highlighting the level of discrimination that

Sickness absence and health in the workplace: understanding employer behaviour and practice: an interim summary report – Department for Work and Pensions and Department of Health and Social Care

This research was commissioned to gain a better understanding of: behaviours and attitudes of employers in terms of the provision of health and wellbeing initiatives for employees the risks and costs faced by employers when implementing these initiatives and the